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*** LONGLEAT - Permanent - Estate Manager
Title:*** LONGLEAT - Permanent - Estate Manager
ID:LEL1596 / 3617
Estate Manager

We are the astonishing kingdom of Longleat, an eccentrically British place of imagination and astonishing experiences. For over 50 years we have been one of the UK’s most loved attractions. With almost one million guests every year, we are passionate about providing immersive experiences that bring family and friends together to create memories that will last a lifetime. This year is the 70th anniversary of the House and grounds opening to the public.

We’re an organisation driven by our core cultural values, which are to engage and inspire, put people first, take accountability, continuously improve and to act with integrity. We believe everyone who works at Longleat can subscribe to these values, and that they truly set us apart as an organisation to work for.

What will this role of Estate Manager entail?

As an Estate Manager, you will take a leading role within the Estate and Property team, to whom you’ll provide leadership, supervision, guidance and direction. You’ll work to make a real difference to the long-term wellbeing of all property, land and forestry across the estate, including 9000 acres of land, 200+ residential properties, 8 tenant farms, 4 pubs and multiple commercial lets.

Your focus will be on developing the commercial and environmental success of our business whilst maintaining strong relationships with our tenants, contractors and service providers, whilst ensuring the estate is a great place to live and work.

What will I need to be considered for this Estate Manager vacancy?
  • Proven rural land management experience along with a relevant qualification
  • RICS Membership in a relevant Rural discipline
  • Strong financial acumen and experience of managing large budgets
  • The ability to analyse data, to identify trends and understand the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats on the estate

Although not essential, the ideal candidate would also have great working knowledge of historic buildings.

What will I receive in return?

As an Estate Manager you will receive a competitive salary, in addition to a range of attractive benefits that include;
  • 29 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • Complimentary tickets to Longleat and Cheddar Gorge and Caves
  • Discounts on food and beverages and retail merchandise
  • Life assurance cover and more perks

Contract: Permanent contract. 40 hours per week, working 5 days out of 7.

Location: Longleat (Warminster, Wiltshire)

For further information and to apply for this role please contact Simon Askew, HR Director or telephone on 01985 845 504 to discuss in more detail. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence

This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications